But unnamed sources told the
So we asked officials at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada.
"There is no validity to the reports that inmate Simpson was caught stealing cookies," the public information officer for the Nevada Department of Corrections told the Los Angeles Times on Friday.
The rumor was that "inmate Simpson" stuffed oatmeal cookies into his shirt, a guard pulled them out and other inmates LOL'd so hard they actually fell over.
As for Simpson, he insists he's a model prisoner. In July, he touted his good behavior to parole officials and sought leniency. As the L.A. Times' John Glionna reported, Simpson was granted parole on several of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery stemming from his attempt to retrieve sports memorabilia.
But the disgraced former
Simpson has sought a new trial on the charges, arguing that his former lawyer on the case, Yale Galanter, performed poorly. Clark County District Judge Linda Marie Bell held a weeklong hearing on the issue in May, and Simpson awaits her ruling.